United States, Elgin, IL, Adhesive Technologies

QC Technician


At Henkel, you can make a difference and craft your career. That’s why you own your projects and take full responsibility from an early stage. Our unique brands in markets around the world open up countless opportunities to follow your convictions and explore new paths. If you have an entrepreneurial mindset that allows you to always think out of the box - take the chance and shape the digital future together with us.


  • Perform QC testing, adjust product to meet specifications and prepare small scale production batches with attention to detail and scientific methodology.
  • Maintain lab equipment in proper working order and perform equipment calibrations. Review, write and ensure the accuracy of QC methods
  • Ensure ongoing compliance with quality, safety and environmental system requirements.
  • Participate in customer and regulatory audits Maintain ongoing SAP requirements.
  • Support manufacturing while working with production personnel in establishing and optimizing processes.
  • Train required personnel on quality techniques and procedures.
  • Evaluate the root cause for out of spec product and provide corrective actions needed


  • BS in chemistry preferred but not required.
  • 3-5 years experience in Quality Control Testing
  • Technically adept in wet chemistry and analytical methods and able to learn and implement more sophisticated technologies.
  • Experience with ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHAS 18001.
  • Strong work ethic, self motivated and able to follow through on responsibilities complete tasks with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills required.
  • PC proficiency, including Word Processing, spreadsheets, Lotus Notes, various databases.

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

Henkel does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Unsolicited referrals and resumes are considered Henkel property and therefore, Henkel will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited referral.  At Henkel’s request only, preferred vendors may be invited to refer talent for specific open positions. In these cases, a fully-executed agreement with Henkel must be in place and current.

All employees applying for an internal position must have a discussion with his/her manager about their interest in a job posting opportunity. The discussion will not preclude the employee from interviewing if their skills meet the job requirements.

JOB ID: 20006757
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067


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